New Member Named to RVCC Board of Trustees


New Member Named to RVCC Board of Trustees

Wednesday, December 20, 2023
front view of college arches and entrance

Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Board of Trustees welcomed new member Michael Goldberg at its meeting on December 19. The Hillsborough resident was appointed to the position by the Somerset County Board of County Commissioners.

Goldberg’s business career has included working for major companies such as the Hertz Corporation, where he was the Director of Franchise Operation, and MCI, where he served as Regional Manager. Leaving the corporate world, he transitioned into health care and  consulted with a number of companies that offered newly developed wound care therapies and surgical procedures.

After entering into partial retirement, he became a certified substitute teacher and is currently employed by the Hillsborough Township Board of Education. He is also employed by the State of New Jersey, currently serving as President of the Somerset County Board of Taxation.

In addition, he is President of the J.S. Henderson Scholarship Fund for Adult Education Board of Trustees, which has made awards to students attending RVCC. He also served on the Board of Directors and was a volunteer for the Food Bank Network of Somerset County for 12 years.

After studying at American University, he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Upsala College. He also concurrently earned credits at RVCC, then known as Somerset County College, which enabled him to graduate from college in 3 ½ years.

Goldberg is married and has two adult sons, one of whom graduated from RVCC.

Ranked by and as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for over 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to  a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory; a Theatre offering professional performances for all ages; and an Honors College for high achieving students.

The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training and professional development courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit



December 20, 2023

Media contact: Donna Stolzer, 908-526-1200, ext. 8383

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